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IUFRO places focus on gender equality in forestry

When one thinks of forests, forestry and forest research, gender equality is probably not the first thing that springs to mind. But...

Underway: IUFRO-GFEP global study of links between forests and poverty

A number of studies conclude that poor and vulnerable populations tend to concentrate in environmentally fragile areas and rely disproportionately on natural...

COVID-19 pandemic recovery contributions from the forest sector

As the COVID pandemic continues to spread around the globe, multiple impacts become visible. This will affect forests and forestry in many...

Assessing the potential of climate-based forestry services: your opinion counts!

Decades of study have shown and quantified the impact of climate change on forests around the world. Changes in growth patterns, drought...

8th Spanish Forestry Congress in June 2021

The 8th Spanish Forestry Congress (8FCE) will be held in Lleida, Spain, in mid-June 2021 with the aim of bringing together the...

New SwitchMed website: boosting Mediterranean circular economy

The SwitchMed initiative was launched in 2013 and aims to achieve a circular economy in the Mediterranean by changing the way goods...

Restoring forests for sustainable development: policies, practices and impacts

There is a long history of conservation, reforestation and tree planting for various purposes in different parts of the world. But, due...

Renewing the forest sector: behind Forest Value co-funded projects

The European initiative "Forest Value - Innovating forest-based bioeconomy", which aims to promote the competitiveness of the forestry sector in Europe by...

European forest governance post-2020

Forests and forest-relevant policies in Europe face a wide array of challenges in a rapidly changing world. Issues such as Brexit, the...

New EFI Bioregions Facility: towards a sustainable bioeconomy for Europe

Bioregions connects forward-thinking regions across Europe to work together to unlock regional potential through international exchange on the forest circular bioeconomy. In...